Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula”

Corker: Saudi Support for Terrorism ‘Dwarfs’ Qatar’s

Instead of choosing sides in a feud among client states, the U.S. should be rethinking its ties with all of them.

Posted July 13th, 2017

Selling More Weapons to the Reckless Saudis

These arms sales send the worst possible message and deepen U.S. complicity in the Saudi-led war.

Posted May 15th, 2017

The U.S. and Al Qaeda Are Still on the Same Side in Yemen

The only enemy the U.S. plausibly has in Yemen is the one that our government’s policy has been helping to strengthen for over two years.

Posted May 2nd, 2017

The War on Yemen and Trump Administration Cant

The administration is not just indifferent to the killing of innocent civilians in Yemen, but like its predecessor actively enables it.

Posted April 10th, 2017

The Appalling Idea of Increasing U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

It would be deranged to commit the U.S. to an even larger role in enabling this disaster.

Posted March 26th, 2017

Shameless Coalition Propaganda and the War on Yemen

We should not be helping the Saudi-led coalition commit their outrages on the people of Yemen.

Posted March 3rd, 2017

The Botched Yemen Raid Revisited

To make matters worse, the president won’t acknowledge failure and continues to present the mission as a success.

Posted February 28th, 2017

The Botched Yemen Raid

The number of civilians killed in the raid and the poor preparation raise some obvious questions.

Posted February 2nd, 2017

Trump and the War on Yemen

Trump appears to buy into Saudi propaganda about the war on Yemen.

Posted November 22nd, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

U.S. support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen makes us all less …

Posted April 15th, 2016

Murphy and Paul Seek to Halt Arms Sales to the Saudis

Murphy and Paul deserve a lot of credit for taking on an issue that has mostly been ignored by their colleagues in the Senate.

Posted April 13th, 2016

Al Qaeda Is the Only Winner in Yemen

AQAP has been benefiting from the Saudi-led coalition’s war for many months.

Posted April 8th, 2016

Ignoring the Indefensible War on Yemen

It seems incredible that such a thoroughly indefensible military campaign has generated so little outrage.

Posted April 1st, 2016

One Year On, the Appalling War on Yemen Continues

U.S. support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen continues to be a disgrace for our country.

Posted March 26th, 2016

The U.S. and Its Clients Are Destroying Yemen

Yemen continues to be stalked by the specter of famine.

Posted December 2nd, 2015

Kerry’s Shameful Praise for the War on Yemen

Obama administration officials can’t actually defend the war that the Saudis and their allies are waging with our help, and so they have to invent a fantasy version.

Posted November 30th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The real winner in Yemen could be Al Qaeda. Stephen Snyder reports …

Posted October 30th, 2015